Gabriela Torres Platas, holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from McGill University where she studied the implication of glial cells and their inflammatory contribution in depressed suicides. After her doctoral studies, she pursued clinical research training and Co-lead a laboratory at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal where she conducted several clinical trials to study the biological mechanisms of Mindfulness-based interventions when used as a treatment in psychiatric disorders. She is currently pursuing a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University in the Paller Lab in collaboration with the Emory-Tibet Science program, to study the neural correlates of sleep & dream yoga in Chicago and in different Monasteries in India.

This profile was last updated on December 29, 2022

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